The wrong turns that Steve Novick took to raise more money for Portland’s roads.
City Commissioner Steve Novick has led the parade for new road funding into a blind alley.
He’s the architect of
a plan to raise at least $40 million a year for transportation projects
With hours left before the first public hearing on the Portland street fee, Mayor Charlie Hales and City Commissioner Steve Novick are preparing major changes to the proposal. Hales' office confirms the mayor and Novick are considering passing the street fee for households only—and removing for now the side that charges businesses and commercial property, as well as churches, government agencies ...